Amherst, New York
Daemen College is a liberal arts college located on Main Street in Amherst, New York. Daemen was established in 1947 as Rosary Hill College for women by the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity, founded by Mother Magdalene Daemen. The College graduated its first male alumnus in 1968, and changed its name in 1976 to honor the foundress of the order which founded Rosary Hill College. Currently, Daemen is a non-sectarian four-year liberal arts college that also offers graduate programs in health care and education(Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Masters of Science in Nursing, Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Masters of Science in Education/Special Education).